Retro Gaming 10’s- BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (2012)

The BlazBlue video game series is one that does not get the type of recognition that it deserves in wester countries especially since its been around since the late 2000’s. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma was the third main entry within its series which came out back in 2012. BlazeBlue: Chrono Phantasma was released for game systems such as the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita between 2013-2014. The Chrono Phantasma game was originally received an arcade release back in 2012 exclusively in Japan which is a version of the game that many people around the world has never played. BlazeBlue: Chrono Phantasma that looked great for its time in terms of gameplay, animated cutscenes and in game mechanics. The intro for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma looked like an intro to an actual anime which is not too surprising considering the fact that BlazBlue Alter Memory came out the following year in 2013. The BlazBlue anime from 2013 was short lived and only had one season but the video game series was still very popular over in Japan. BlazeBliue: Chrono Phantasma was developed by Arc System Works and published by Aksys Games and was arguably one of the most underrating fighting titles of the mid 2010’s. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma had a story mode that consisted of three scenarios and included around 26 playable characters. There had been gameplay updates in Chrono Phantasma such as the Gold Bursts from BB: Continuum being replaced with “Overdrives” along with Guard Primers being cut. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma also had re-arranged versions of theme songs for each character and face-paced gameplay that somewhat resembled that of the Guilty Gear Xrd which came out in 2014. Along with Under Night In-Birth the BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma game was probably one of the most underrated 2D Japanese fighting titles to have emerged from 2012.

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